What are Beauty Therapy Courses?
Beauty therapy courses are courses that equip you with the relevant knowledge you need to become a professional beauty therapist. The courses deal with beauty lessons such as facial therapy, electrology, and body therapy.
Facial therapy treatment involves electrical and manual treatments on the face. It also extends to include such things as waxing, facial treatment to get rid of acne, and application of natural ingredients on the face to soften and rejuvenate it.
It also involves eyebrow and eyelash tinting as well as eyebrow shaping. With facial therapy course, you get to learn how to perform other advanced methods of facial electrical treatments such as:
- Direct high frequency
- Vacuum suction
- Lontophoresis (Galvanic)
- Indirect high frequency
- Desincrustation (Galvanic)
You will learn how to perform a deep and superficial cleansing on the face. With this course, you will learn how to exfoliate, tone, and moisturize the face the right way. The course will also teach you how to perform facial massages which relaxes the tense muscles on the face.
Electrology includes the treatment made on the face as well as on the body. It is mostly the removal of hair on the body using electronic devices. This practice is an age long practice that has come back to take over the hair removal scene.
Some of the lessons you will learn under electrology include:
- The blend electrolysis
- Galvanic electrolysis
- Electrolysis treatments performed on the face, arms, underarms, legs, and the entire body.
In the advanced or post-graduate level, you will also learn treatments such as Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments, red vein treatment, microdermabrasion to name a few.
Body therapy is a more generalized beauty therapy that involves lessons on:
- Introductory exercise advice
- Introductory advice on diet and nutrition
- Neck, shoulder, and back massage
- Cellulite treatments
- Swedish body massage
- Figure analysis
- Full leg massage
- Body electrical treatments as mentioned in the facial therapy above.
It also involved mechanical and vibratory massage.
When you undertake courses in beauty therapy, you will also be able to perform nail technology like pedicure and manicure, nail fixing and nail art.
To qualify as a beauty therapist, you need to have at least a diploma in beauty therapy which involves basically all the above-listed courses.